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Griffith steps down as Campuzano’s attorney

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Criminal defense attorney Mark Griffith stepped down as Luis Campuzano's legal counsel on Monday, Nov. 24, according to 40th ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2003 00:00:00

Ennis to ask taxpayers to vote on school bond

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressENNIS - Taxpayers will be asked to pass another bond election in the spring after recommendations from the school district's facilities ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2003 00:00:00

School whistleblower arrested

School district said documents were obtained illegallyJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Police have arrested Tim Johnson, the Waxahachie Independent School District maintenance worker who ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2003 00:00:00

Wilmer receives equipment grant

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressWILMER - A grant of $67,807, part of a state homeland security grant program to ensure cities have the equipment needed ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2003 00:00:00

1,200 homes planned on 453 acres west of city

Ferris debates with developer over MUD districtSHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - A Dallas-based housing developer, Timberland Companies, plans to build approximately 1,200 homes on ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2003 00:00:00

Chief appeals firing

Investigation reveals insubordinationSHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - Less than two weeks after his clients were fired, Robert Haring filed a written request for an ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/27/2003 00:00:00

New officer hired in Ovilla

GEORGIA FITZHUGHThe Ellis County PressOVILLA - Police Chief Mike Moon hired Mario Ortegon to be a new full-time police officer, according to his announcement at ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/20/2003 00:00:00

Popular restaurant co-owner arrested

Lawyer says police behavior 'improper'SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Luis Campuzano, 32, was arrested Nov. 6 after an undercover operation at the Campuzano's restaurant, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/20/2003 00:00:00

FERRIS NEW TOP COP HIRED

Former Chief, Lieutenant terminatedSHERRY LONGThe Ellis County PressFERRIS - On Friday, Nov. 14, Acting Mayor Scott Born fired Ferris Police Chief Jeff Cottongame and Lieutenant ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/20/2003 00:00:00

700 brick homes planned for Wilmer

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press WILMER - A new housing development will bring approximately 700 brick homes in three phases to the 155 acres located ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/13/2003 00:00:00

Council overturns mayor’s veto

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press WILMER - In a 4-1 vote council members overrode a veto by Wilmer Mayor Linda Root to finally pass the ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/13/2003 00:00:00

County officials: Transportation No. 1 priority

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The number of households in Ellis County is supposed to jump 332 percent in the next 15 years.That estimate, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/13/2003 00:00:00

Ferris project gets stated

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press FERRIS - Work by the Texas Department of Transportation has begun on the Fifth and Eighth Street underpasses to beautify ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/13/2003 00:00:00

Parents question ‘zero-tolerance’ policy at Ennis High School

Angry parents leave town hall meetingSHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press ENNIS - Some Ennis High School parents left a town hall meeting in the high ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/13/2003 00:00:00

WISD finance official resigns

Board hears allegations, upholds employee firingJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - Dan Davis, the Waxahachie Independent School District's associate superintendent of business operations, resigned Monday, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/13/2003 00:00:00

Glenn Heights recall petitions submitted

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressGLENN HEIGHTS - A total of 160 petition signatures have been submitted for a recall election for Mayor Jesus Humphrey's seat, ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Ellis County group opposes mass transit

Countywide transportation summit ThursdayJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - A new citizens' group, DFW Review, has formed to fight mass transit in Ellis County.Elected officials ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Waxahachie ISD to tape meetings

Effort designed to be more openJOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - School board meetings will be videotaped, efforts some members said will result in conduct ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Burn ban in effect

JOEY DAUBENThe Ellis County PressWAXAHACHIE - The Ellis County Commissioners' Court re-enacted a burn ban Monday, Nov. 3.The California wildfires, coupled with a windy, drier-than-normal ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Ferris cops writing fewer citations

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press FERRIS - Documents show there has been a dramatic decrease in the number of citations written by Ferris police officers ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Palmer chosen for new manufacturing site

Mark VarselThe Ellis County PressPALMER - The City of Palmer has been chosen as the new national headquarters for Santa Regina International Ltd., a manufacturer ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Midlothian gets bypass

SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press MIDLOTHIAN - To keep up with the population boom in Ellis County, the Texas Department of Transportation began work in ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Uproar over articles

Business owner shreds copies of The Ellis County Press SHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press FERRIS - Pam (James) Cootes, a former city councilwoman, and other ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

Task Force tows truck; stalking claimed

Councilman says retaliation beginsSHERRY LONGThe Ellis County Press FERRIS - Council Member Victor Burnett said as a form of retaliation a truck was illegally towed ... Full story

Last Updated: 11/06/2003 00:00:00

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